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Tag Archives: Articles September 2015

Aligning CSI initiatives with national priorities

Collaborating with government positively influences the way the corporate sector as well as sports federations and institutions make a sustainable contribution to sports development in schools, particularly in underprivileged areas, according to Vusi Dlamini, Group HR Director for Tsogo Sun. ...

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30-Year-Old Beachfront Hotel Restored

Tsogo Sun’s nine seafront hotels and Suncoast entertainment destination carry the memories of hundreds of thousands of travellers and holiday makers across generations, and the group’s investment into the rejuvenation of this elegant, mature and ambitious city is seeing to ...

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Thomson Safaris Partners with AWF

As the plight of wildlife in Africa becomes increasingly dire, partnership will boost education and empower tourists to give back. On Sunday, September 27, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will celebrate World Tourism Day under the theme “1 ...

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Etihad Announces Airbus A380 Collaboration

Etihad Airways has unveiled a new partnership with leading global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn, to complement its exclusive The Residence and First Apartment cabins, both available on the airline’s Airbus A380 fleet. The agreement with Chapman Freeborn is to ...

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Red Carpet Wins Lakeside Lodge Account

Bespoke Cape Town based Communications Agency, Red Carpet Concepts, signs its second five star estate account this month – Lakeside Lodge and Spa, based in Sedgefield, Knysna. Situated along the picturesque Garden Route, this nine suite luxury accommodation boasts panoramic ...

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New Legacy For Tourism in Zimbabwe

African Sun and Legacy Hospitality today signed an agreement to co-operate in the development of Tourism in Zimbabwe. The agreement provides for the management, refurbishment and expansion of five of African Sun’s strategic assets. Bart Dorrestein, Chairman of the Legacy ...

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Green Leaf for Park Inn Foreshore Hotel

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore Hotel achieves Green leaf Standard The Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore Hotel through their partnership with Green Leaf Sustainability Services and their Think Planet and Living Responsible Business initiatives has achieved ...

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New Turkish Airlines Durban Flight Route

Turkish Airlines Announces Brand New Flight Route to Durban Amidst World Routes Durban 2015 In 2015 The World Routes Development Summit, as the largest and most premier aviation and tourism event in the Routes portfolio, attracting the most senior representatives ...

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Eikendal Releases Latest Wine Duo

Classique 2013 & Chardonnay 2014 polished versions of estate’s understated elegance. Swiss owned Stellenbosch Estate, Eikendal, renowned for its elegant wines that impress with great fruit purity and finesse, has released the latest vintages of its two flagship wines – ...

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Comair Shows Profitability in No-Growth Market

Johannesburg, 14 September 2015: In the absence of revenue growth in the domestic passenger market and despite a challenging financial year, JSE-listed Comair Limited has announced continued profitability for the 12-month period ending 30 June 2015. Revenue remained consistent at ...

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Cover Story September 2015

With September being Tourism Month in South Africa (and World Tourism Day on 27 September) it is appropriate that our cover sponsor, Fancourt is featured in this edition. Commemorating its 21st birthday this year (1994-2015), Fancourt has definitely come of ...

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Welcome to Africa Travel Association

Tourism Tattler is proud to announce its appointment as an official media partner to the Africa Travel Association (ATA). “We see our collaboration with Tourism Tattler as a platform through which to speak with one voice as collective travel trade ...

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10 Tips on Tour Quoting

Hands on laptop keyboard

It’s no longer acceptable for tour package quotations to take hours or days to compile. It’s time for tour operators to automate their business processes in order to survive in this technology driven era of tourism. By Linday de Heer. ...

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Vultures and Aviation

Vultures are listed as endangered and VulPro are appealing to pilots to respect Africa’s vultures and their habitat. Even one lost egg or chick is one vulture too many, writes Kerri Wolter. Vultures evoke strong emotions from many different individuals ...

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Venue Review: Fancourt, South Africa

When it comes to South African venues that are capable of hosting the entire spectrum of MICE events to 5-star standards, Fancourt certainly delivers beyond expectation, writes Des Langkilde. Fancourt, located just 7km from George Airport in South Africa’s Western ...

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Viability of Golf Estates in Africa

Golf Tourism generates R29.2 billion and creates 50 000 jobs in South Africa. The overall worth across Africa is estimated to be R58.4 billion, writes Jacques Maritz. “There are 54 million golfers worldwide of which 25% will definitely take golf ...

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Hospitality Profile: Mantis Hotels

Mantis Hotels, EcoEscapes & Lifestyle Resorts offers travellers exceptional properties and authentic experiences across the globe. From beach, bush and city hospitality and spa’s, to experience packages like no other – Mantis has it all – and more. Mantis is ...

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Property Review: Gooderson Monks Cowl

Adventure into the Drakensberg at Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort There’s nothing quite like an adrenaline rush against the backdrop of the breath taking Drakensberg and the 260,000 hectare Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage site and Mdedelo wilderness area, writes ...

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Law of Contracts – Part 14

In Part 1 (August 2014), I categorised risk into five categories, namely; 1. PEOPLE, 2. MONEY, 3. LAW, 4. SERVICE and 5. ECOLOGY. In this series, I deal with the risk profile of each, i.e. broadly speaking the areas of ...

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Branding Africa

Recently the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Conference on Enhancing Brand Africa and Fostering Tourism Development was hosted in Accra, Ghana to discuss branding Africa. Velma Corcoran reports on the outcome. I joined delegates from across the continent, ...

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Mercedes-Benz V-Class: Large as Life

Mercedes-Benz is redefining the Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) segment with the new V-Class. As the youngest and largest member of the passenger car family from Mercedes-Benz, the V-Class sets new benchmarks in its segment with its design and host of innovations. ...

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Ford: A Shuttle Vehicle for all Reasons

Road Test: New Ford Tourneo Connect 1.6 EcoBoost Grand Titanium What requirements do Tour and Airport Shuttle Service Operators have for an ideal tour vehicle? In this article Des Langkilde finds out and matches these requirements to the Ford Tourneo ...

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Air Seychelles enhances Access to Africa

Air Seychelles continues to extend its network reach into Africa with the expansion of its Etihad Airways codeshare agreement to Entebbe, in central Uganda. Under the agreement, Air Seychelles will place its flight code on four weekly flights operated by ...

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Air Seychelles New Airbus A320

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, celebrated a momentous occasion when it officially welcomed a new Airbus A320 aircraft into its international fleet on 02 September 2015. The aircraft is named “Silhouette” after the third-largest granitic ...

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Etihad Airways Teams Up with Ten Group

Etihad Airways has teamed up with leading global concierge service provider Ten Group to serve the unique needs of guests travelling in The Residence by Etihad onboard the airline’s Airbus A380 fleet. Ten Group will provide a specially trained Etihad ...

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